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The squid and the whale

Author: Noah BaumbachWes AndersonPeter Newman, (Producer)Clara MarkowiczCharlie CorwinAll authors
Publisher: [Culver City, CA] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, the film tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s. The patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family claims to once have been a great novelist, but ultimately decided to settled into a teaching job. When his wife discovers a writing talent of her own, jealousy divides the family. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Comedy films
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Baumbach; Wes Anderson; Peter Newman, (Producer); Clara Markowicz; Charlie Corwin; Jeff Daniels; Laura Linney; Jesse Eisenberg; Owen Kline; William Baldwin; Halley Feiffer; Anna Paquin; Robert D Yeoman; Dean Wareham; Britta Phillips; David Denby; Kenneth Turan; Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm); Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.; Destination Films.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1404919082 9781404919082
OCLC Number: 62479798
Language Note: Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or French (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English or French.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Tim Streeto ; music, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; production designer, Anne Ross.
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation (1.85:1); mastered in high definition.
Contents: Special features: director commentary --
Behind the scenes featurette (10 min.) --
interview with director Noah Baumbach and writer Phillip Lopate (38 min.) --
Insert with essays by David Denby and Kenneth Turan.
Other Titles: Squid and the whale (Motion picture)
Responsibility: written and directed by Noah Baumbach ; produced by Wes Anderson and Peter Newman ; producers, Charlie Corwin and Clara Markowicz ; Samuel Goldwyn Films, Sony Pictures Releasing International and Destination Films present an Original Media and Ambush Entertainment presentation ; produced in association with Andrew Lauren Productions ; an American Empirical/Peter Newman-InterAL production ; a film by Noah Baumbach.

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Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, the film tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s. The patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family claims to once have been a great novelist, but ultimately decided to settled into a teaching job. When his wife discovers a writing talent of her own, jealousy divides the family. The two teenage sons are forced to forge new relationships with their parents. Their mom begins dating her younger son's tennis coach. Meanwhile, dad has an affair with the student his older son is pursuing.

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